Mobile Service Engineer

Job Title: Mobile Service Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH14292_1551444870
Contact Name: Julian Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2019 12:54

Job Description

Mobile Engineer - North East - Permanent
Base location - Gateshead
Competitive Salary plus Benefits

Do you want to work for a fast-paced growing National company, with excellent career stability and progression prospects; where hard work is well rewarded?

Our clients' provide high quality powered access machine hire and sales, industry-accredited training and health & safety courses to ensure that anyone working at height is doing it at the safest, most professional way.
They have sites in 30 locations in the UK and six in the Middle East. They have a fleet of more than 7,000 powered access machines and provide training for more than 25,000 people each year.

We are currently recruiting for a Mobile Engineer based from their North East depot at Gateshead.

You will be responsible for supporting the Senior Engineer in the smooth running of the depot and servicing and maintaining the expanding hire rental fleet. As this is a mobile role, you will be visiting customer sites within the region.

In brief the position involves:
*Carrying out pre-delivery inspections (PDIs), services, LOLER inspections, repairs, manufacturer updates and maintaining the corporate image of the fleet of rental machines
*Attending breakdowns on customer sites
*Accurately complete all necessary recording of checks using a company issued PDA, following company procedure at all times
*Communicate effectively with the engineering team and hire office to make sure that the depot maintains maximum machine availability.

The ideal candidate:
*You will hold an engineering qualification (ideally in Plant Maintenance) - minimum NVQ level 2 or equivalent
*You should have a sound mechanical knowledge and a Powered Access background
*Be competent in electro/hydraulic systems
*You will be experienced in fault finding / diagnostics
*You will be working closely with customers and colleagues, so you must be able to communicate professionally
*You must be able to prioritise tasks in an ever changing demanding hire environment

*23 days holidays per year rising to 25, plus statutory holidays
*Inclusion in a monthly profit share scheme
*An auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions
*Death-in-Service benefit of 2 x salary
*Paid Overtime
*Company Van
*Healthcare Cash Plan
*AFI Rewards

Powered access, LOLER, PDI, access platform, scissor lift, cherry picker, maintenance, service, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics, plant, fitter, technician, mechanic, engineer

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